Large Holiday Cottage for Big Family Groups in Cumbria, Lake District, UK
Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Fawcett Mill, Cumbria, Lake District, sleeps 6 - 16 in 7 bedrooms.
Fawcett Mill was built as the Mill Owners House in 1794 and is comfortably furnished in country style with wood beams, log fires, old ranges and 4 poster beds, as well as a sauna, and dining tables enabling everyone to eat together in the same room in front of the Victorian wood burning range.
Available as a whole for larger groups, or in 2 separate entirely self contained internal units; Fawcett Mill House with 3 bedrooms and Curlew Cottage with 4 bedrooms each accommodating up to 6. Each unit has its own entrance, kitchen, toilets and shower rooms, lounge and dining area, and externally a patio area.
Outside as well as the BBQ area, pub style bench tables & umbrellas, there are extensive terraces and patios bordering the stream.
Fawcett Mill has 3 double bedrooms (2 with 4 poster beds), 4 twins (1 with additional bunk beds), and 2 double sofa beds in the lounges (+cots). The cottage is fully centrally heated with solid floors & rugs on the ground floor & fitted carpets throughout the 2 bedroom floors. It has 2 kitchens, 4 bath/shower rooms & a ground floor & top floor lounge. There's free Wifi in the living and dining areas.
The local village of Orton with our "Local" The George, tea-rooms, post office/shop and chocolate factory is 1.5 miles away in popular walking country & on the path of the Coast to Coast walk. There is a local Farmers Market in the village on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
Located in the Eden valley in 7 acres of meadowland with the stream running through it from a visible adjacent waterfall, the grounds look across to the quiet Howgill Mountains, the cottage is hidden in the small valley just 2 miles from jct of the M6 motorway. The cottage is just inside the Dales National Park & only a short way from the Lake District, ideally located for visiting the many attractions in both National Parks.
Our next door neighbour local farmers, Steve, Barbara & Michael Dunning at Raisgill Hall Farm, just down the hill, offer stunning lamb & beef from their own herd & flock. Just knock on their door. In spring lambing time they are delighted to introduce visiting children to the new lambs & their mums!